Entity: Securities and Exchange Commission

SEC Withheld Records Response Regarding Communications Concerning Amazon from 2018

August 23, 2019
Response from the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stating that the commission is withholding records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications concerning Amazon, Jeff Bezos, or AWS during 2018. American Oversight sought these records to learn if the SEC has been involved in President Trump’s public criticism of Amazon and Bezos.

SEC Communications Concerning Amazon from 2018

June 20, 2019
Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) emails containing the terms “Amazon” or “Bezos” or “AWS.” American Oversight requested these records to learn if the SEC has been involved in President Trump’s public criticism of Amazon and Jeff Bezos.

FOIA to SEC Regarding Trump’s Tweets About Amazon Seeking Communications

April 4, 2018
FOIA to SEC seeking communications containing the terms “Amazon” or “Bezos” or “AWS” or “Oracle” or “Catz” or “Hurd” or “Thiel." following Trump's tweets about Amazon.

FOIA to Multiple Agencies Regarding Trump Appointees Accusing Career Staff of Disloyalty

March 29, 2018
Following reports that high-level Trump administration officials expressed concern about the “loyalty” of career civil servants at the State Department, and even explored ways to “purge” some of those career employees from their positions. American Oversight submitted this FOIA to determine whether similar conversations occurred at other agencies.

SEC Political Appointee Oaths of Office

February 28, 2018
Oaths of office signed by political appointees at the Securities and Exchange Commission.

FOIA to Multiple Entities Seeking Oaths of Office

January 19, 2018
FOIA to multiple entities seeking oaths of office.

No Records Response From SEC Regarding Office Renovations

November 30, 2017
No records response from SEC in response to our FOIA request regarding office renovations.

No Records Response from SEC Regarding White House Communications

September 14, 2017
No records response from the SEC to our request for communications between the SEC and the White House.

No Records Response from SEC Regarding Ethics Guidance on Staying at Trump Organization Properties

August 24, 2017
Securities and Exchange Commission stated that it had no records of any ethical guidance regarding federal employees staying at or otherwise spending money at Trump-owned properties.